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A story on FiveThirtyEight suggests that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's bid for a second term could be derailed by the controversial red-light camera program there, with particularly short yellow-light times showering drivers with $100 citations.

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It's very easy to ignore, but drivers need to consider their exposure to the sun's UVA and UVB rays when behind the wheel. Studies indicate that skin cancer is more prevalent on the left side because it's the one the radiation hits most when coming through the window.

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Xcar wants to know whether all-wheel drive is really the best choice when the road gets slippery in a test of it against front- and rear-wheel-drive vehicles in a trio of challenges.

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Here's Our Collective Playlist Of Summertime Jams

We're not sure if you noticed, but it's pretty frigging cold out there in most of the US. In order to break the winter doldrums, we collected our favorite summer roadtrip songs to help you daydream about warmer days.

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The autonomous Audi TTS developed by engineers from Stanford University recently went to Thunderhill Raceway to lap the track without a driver inside. It also turned a faster lap than an amateur racing driver.

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The mayor of Paris is supporting a possible ban on cars registered before 1997 from entering the city center. By 2020, that prohibition could roll forward to include vehicles from before 2011.

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Bill authored by Markey would also strengthen drivers' privacy rights

Two days after saying automakers have little clue how to safeguard their cars from cyber attacks, US Senator Ed Markey has proposed legislation that would compel car companies to fix security holes.

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is trying to better understand impaired driving in two newly released studies. The first finds the percentage of drugged drivers growing, and the second questions the effect they have on accident rates. Fewer people are driving drunk, though.

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After hearing about Detroit-native James Robertson's 21-mile daily walk to work, a local Ford dealer is giving him a fully loaded, red 2015 Taurus as a new ride. Robertson has been making the daily trek to his job for the past 10 years with perfect attendance.

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In Miami, Law-Enforcement Officers Concerned Over Heightened Risk

Police officers in one major U.S. city are fighting back against Waze, a popular mobile app that reveals their locations to motorists.

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President Obama's budget proposal includes a new way of funding infrastructure improvements over the next six years. His plan would be a one-time, 14 percent tax on corporate earnings held overseas to raise an estimated $238 billion.

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Despite what you may have heard, Millennials actually do like driving. An MTV study examines why Generation Y really is into cars.

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A New York woman tells her story of earning her driver's license at 23 after leaving the village of Kiryas Joel where women are shunned for getting behind the wheel.

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With cars getting safer all the time and the number of guns in private hands growing, the leading killer of Americans under the age of 25 will soon switch, according to the latest reports.

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Having been cut loose from OnStar, Verizon just announced its Verizon Vehicle service, which provides some OnStar-like features for the 200 million cars on US roads that don't have any sort of built-in connectivity.

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The four occupants of a minivan in Michigan were in for a terrifying ride early in the morning on January 7. Their minivan got lodged under the back of a semi's trailer, and the vehicle was drug 16 miles along Interstate 75. During that time, the driver was on the phone with 911 but couldn't exactly say where the stricken van was because of the snowy conditions.

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US motorists report being more concerned about drugged driving now than they were three years ago, according to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

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AAA Offers Up Tips For A Safe Ride Into The New Year

New Year's Day consistently ranks as one of the deadliest days on U.S. roads, according to data from MADD and AAA. And with holiday travel projected to be at the busiest in 6 years, drivers should be extra cautious if they are out and about ringing in 2015.

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NHTSA's freshly released 2013 Fatality Analysis Reporting System study shows a total of 32,719 deaths on the roads, a drop of 3.1 percent from 2012 and a decrease of around 25 percent since 2004. However, a handful of the statistics suggest there are still a ways to go to make things more secure for everyone, especially bicyclists.

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Performance recorder catches thrill-seeking valet in the act

A man in California is among the first to catch a valet behaving badly in his 2015 Corvette using a controversial built-in recording feature.

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Speed camera may have been incorrectly recording speed for years

A man in Wales successfully beat his speeding ticket with nothing more than a tape measure.

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